Chris Froome to race Melbourne to Warrnambool

Chris Froome has announced he is going to line up at Saturday’s Melbourne to Warrnambool, with the Israel-Premier Tech embracing an opportunity to fit in more racing while in Australia with a last minute entry to the long-running 267 kilometer event. The grueling race, which started in 1895, kicks off the season for Australia’s National … Read more

Report from the picket line on the first day of the PBOT worker strike – BikePortland

PBOT workers on strike outside Maintenance Operations headquarters in North Kerby Avenue. (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) “We’re digging in this time, it’s time for a change.” – PBOT street maintenance crew member Listen to interviews with PBOT workers standing on the picket line today. The mood was upbeat on the picket line outside the Portland Bureau … Read more

Stairs are eye candy but barriers are a bigger hurdle for Hoogerheide Cyclocross Worlds

The course at the UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Hoogerheide, Netherlands was designed by Adrie van der Poel, who last raced competitively in 2000, finishing just off the podium in his final home Worlds in Sint-Michielsgestel. The 1996 elite men’s cyclocross world champion has a total of eight medals in all colors from the world … Read more

Bombtrack Beyond ALLOY & SUS Adventure Gravel Bikes, plus AXS Hook EXT & Apex Arise

Support us! Bikerumor may earn a small commission from affiliate links in this article. Learn More Last summer we got a sneak peek at Bombtrack’s latest Beyond Sus steel bikepacking adventure bike with the addition of some RockShox front SUspension, but now it gets a more affordable aluminum version too. Plus, as a mid-season update, … Read more

[Tested] Crankbrothers Mallet Boa Shoes

For the last several months I’ve been riding the crankbrothers Mallet Boa clipless shoes. The Mallet lineup is optimized for crankbrothers Mallet pedals – and they even come with a pair of fresh crankbrothers clipless cleats. However, being a diehard Time pedal guy who’s unwilling to put himself through a bunch of awkward crashes and … Read more

What makes Better Naito so great? – BikePortland

The width of the facility and its separation from drivers are a big deal. (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Last week, People for Bikes, the largest and most influential bicycle advocacy organization in America, named Naito Parkway as one of the best new bike lanes in the country. I don’t usually pay attention to “best of” lists, … Read more

Esker Updates Hayduke 29er Hardtail to Make It Better for Bikepacking

Hayduke Lives…on, as Big Sky Country’s, Esker Cycles announces the next generation of their iconic Hayduke mountain bike. The Hayduke is a versatile hardtail that’s ready for any adventure, mayhem, or monkey wrench you may throw at it. The Hayduke can be anything you need from a loaded multi-day bikepacking companion to a nimble single-speed, … Read more

Four Fresh Releases from Bombtrack Bikes

Bombtrack Bikes from Cologne, Germany, just announced a mid-season release that includes four updated bike models. Find more details, photos, and short videos of the new Bombtrack Beyond SUS, Beyond AL, Hook EXT Rival AXS, and Arise SG Apex here… Rounding out the 2023 line-up that they announced in the fall, our friends at Bombtrack … Read more